Dr Gisela Klette

Industrial Advisor for Undergraduate Projects

Phone: +64 (9) 921-9999x7836

Email: gklette@aut.ac.nz


PhD, Medical Image Processing, (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
MScMath (University of Jena, Germany)

Research Areas:

Basic theoretical fundamentals in digital geometry and topology,
Medical image analysis,
Pattern recognition

Research Summary:

Dr. Gisela Klette is identifying and supervising research and development projects in industrial or institutional environments in Auckland having potentials to optimize the learning outcomes of the capstone Research & Development Project paper for AUT’s BCIS (Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences) students. She also supervised graduate research projects at The University of Auckland between 2003 and 2008, and BCIS projects at AUT since February 2011.

Her main research areas are fundamentals in digital geometry, topology and medical image analysis.  




Book Publication:

Klette, G.: Skeletal Curves in Digital Image Analysis. VDM, Saarbrücken, 2010.

Journal Publications:

Klette, G.: Recursive Computation of Minimum-Length Polygons. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Volume 117, Issue 4, pages 386 - 392, 2012.

Klette, G.: Skeletal curves of 3D astrocyte samples.  Machine Graphics & Vision, Volume 17, pages 105-129, 2008.

Rosenhahn B., Kersting U., Powell K., Klette R., Klette G. and Seidel H.-P.: A system for articulated tracking incorporating a clothing model. Machine Vision and Applications, Volume 18, Issue 1, pages 25 - 40, 2007.

Klette, G.: A comparative discussion of distance transformations and simple deformations in digital image processing.  Machine Graphics & Vision, Volume 12, pages 235-256, 2003.

Author of a Book Section, and Co-Author of a Book Chapter:

Section 3.2.4 in R. Klette: Concise Computer Vision, Springer London, January 2014.

Chapter 4 in F. Li and R. Klette: Euclidean Shortest Paths, Springer London, 2011

Co-Author of Invited Lecture:

Brimkov, V.E., Klette, G., Barneva, R., and Klette, R.: Theory of
digital manifolds and its application to medical imaging, VIPIMAGE 2007,

Conference Publications or Talks:

Klette, G.: Digital Convexity and Cavity Trees.Oral presentation at
PSIVT Workshops 2013, LNCS 8334, 59-70, Guanajuato, Mexico, October 2013

Li, F., Fu, X., Klette, G., Klette, R.: A fast algorithm for liver surgery planning.
DGCI 2013, LNCS 7749, 228-240, Sevilla, Spain, March 2013

Klette, G.: Recursive Calculation of Relative Convex Hulls.. Oral
presentation at DGCI 2011, LNCS 6607, Nancy, France, April 2011

Klette, G.: A recursive algorithm for calculating the relative convex
hull. Poster presentation at IVCNZ 2010, IEEE publication, Queenstown/New Zealand, November 2010.

Kwang-Baek Kim, Sungshin Kim, Suhyun Park, Young Woon Woo, and Gisela Klette: Extraction of Muscle Regions from Ultrasonographic Images. Oral presentation at 3rd International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BICTA), Adelaide, 2008.
Klette, G.:  Branch voxels and junctions in 3D skeletons. Oral presentation, in Proc. IWCIA 2006, Berlin, Germany, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4040, pages 34-44, 2006.

Klette, G. and M. Pan: Characterization of curve-like structures in 3D medical images. Oral presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. “Image and Vision Computing New Zealand”, Dunedin, New Zealand, Nov. 2005.

Klette, G. and M. Pan: 3D Topological Thinning by Identifying Non-simple Voxels. Oral presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. 10th IWCIA 2004, Auckland, New Zealand, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3322, Springer, Berlin, pages 164–174, 2004.

Stilinovic, A., C. R. Green, R. Klette, S. Franke, G. Klette and D. L. Becker: Texture Analysis of Collagen Fibers in Scar Tissue. Oral presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. “Image and Vision Computing New Zealand”, Akaroa, New Zealand, pages 185-191, 2004.

Deng, L., D. J. Bertinshaw, R. Klette, G. Klette and D. Jeffries: Footprint identification of weta and other insects. Poster presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. “Image and Vision Computing New Zealand”, Akaroa, New Zealand, pages 191-196, 2004.

Klette, G.: Simple Points in 2D and 3D Binary Images. Poster presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. CAIP 2003, Groningen, The Netherlands, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2756, Springer, Berlin, pages 57-64, 2003.

Lin, X., G. Klette, R. Klette, J. Craig and S. Dean: Accurately Measuring the Size of the Pupil of the Eye. Oral presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. “Image and Vision Computing New Zealand”, Palmerston North, New Zealand, pages 221--226, 2003.

Klette, G.: Characterizations of simple pixels in binary images. Oral presentation, in Proc. Int. Conf. “Image and Vision Computing New Zealand”, Auckland, New Zealand, pages 227— 232, 2002.